sucker fishing

sucker fishing
remora fishing (a captured remora is released from a boat with a line attached through its tail or to a ring through the tail. The remora then attaches to a turtle or shark which can be pulled to the boat and speared. The technique is known from the Caribbean to east Africa and China and Australia. This temporary attachment of one animal to a faster one is called phoneses)

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